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Something beneath the surface is changing Earth’s protective magnetic field, which may leave satellites and other space assets vulnerable to high-energy radiation.


Posted: 8/18/2008 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 203   Submitted By: jeff   Source: www.space.com Category: Ancient Mysteries

I, too, was attacked, generally along the lines that, since I don’t investigate UFO reports, I’m not qualified to opine on whether I find them convincing or not. Well, that’s bunk. And it’s certainly not how science works. I don’t need to be an astronomer specializing in black hole research, nor do it myself, to gauge whether someone’s claim that they’ve found one of these collapsed objects in the center of some galaxy or other is credible.


Posted: 8/8/2008 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 200   Submitted By: jeff   Source: www.space.com Category: UFOs

recently released photos of the surface of Mars (taken by the NASA robot Spirit) apparently showing a human-like figure


Posted: 1/25/2008 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 682   Submitted By: lone_wolf_lycan   Source: www.space.com Category: Mars Anomalies

NASA will provide live video commentary of Deep Impact’s comet crash beginning at 11:30 p.m. EDT.


Posted: 7/3/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 209   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

Wherever there might be Earth-like planets, there are likely to be asteroids, too. And now astronomers have found evidence for an asteroid belt around another star similar to our Sun.


Posted: 4/21/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 204   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

WASHINGTON -- A pair of NASA scientists told a group of space officials at a private meeting here Sunday that they have found strong evidence that life may exist today on Mars, hidden away in caves and sustained by pockets of water.


Posted: 2/17/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 220   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

A huge sunspot kicked up a powerful flare Monday that could spark colorful sky lights above Earth Tuesday night or early Wednesday.


Posted: 1/18/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 223   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

A comet discovered earlier this year has now moved close enough to be visible without binoculars or telescopes by experienced observers under dark skies.


Posted: 12/9/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 228   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

Three powerful bursts of energy from different regions of space could presage spectacular explosions of huge stars, astronomers just announced.


Posted: 10/3/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 215   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

The United States is experiencing a wave of Flying Triangle sightings that may have intensified during the 1990s. The crafts are being deployed over cities and in the vicinity of Interstate Highways.


Posted: 9/4/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 218   Submitted By: paraplanet   Source: www.space.com Category: UFOs

Pockets of superheated gas several times the size of Earth have been discovered swirling like bathtub drains high above the planet.


Posted: 8/13/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 219   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

A team of astronomers have found a colossal black hole so ancient, they’re not sure how it had enough time to grow to its current size, about 10 billion times the mass of the Sun.


Posted: 6/29/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 223   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

MARQUEZ, Texas (AP) _ Quiet pasture land in this east Central Texas community holds clues to the planet’s violent past, geologists say.


Posted: 6/25/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 202   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Ancient Mysteries

The leading theory for the Moon’s formation has a Mars-sized object slamming into Earth about 4 billion years ago, shortly after our planet formed.


Posted: 6/22/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 201   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: New Science

They say this dark energy makes up 73 to 75 percent of the mass-energy budget of the cosmos.


Posted: 6/1/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 210   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

On June 8, Venus will cross in front of the Sun for the first time since 1882, and backyard skywatchers can see the spectacle.


Posted: 6/1/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 225   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

The first photograph of this bumpy mesa was snapped by the Viking Orbiter, and released by NASA to the public on July 31, 1976.


Posted: 5/7/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 259   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: SETI

A minor rumor has hatched on the Internet that a large and deadly asteroid will strike Earth this fall.


Posted: 5/4/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 218   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

It’s a question as common as brown dogs: will alien life be carbon-based?


Posted: 4/16/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 254   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: SETI

Separate teams today announced the discoveries of three planets outside our solar system, including one that is more than three times farther away than the previous record holder.


Posted: 4/16/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 230   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.space.com Category: Space

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